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Pond Family History

Pond Name Meaning
Southern English: topographic name for someone who lived by a pond or lake, from Middle English pond ‘enclosed expanse of water’, in particular a man-made one (an altered form of Pound).Dutch: from pond ‘pound’ (a measure of weight and a coin), probably a metonymic occupational name for a controller of weights and measures or a minter.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

645,465 Historical Documents with Pond on Ancestry.com
116,698 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
14,560 Military Records
9,967 Immigration Records
91,899 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Pond Families

  • Number of Pond families
     103 - 203
     35 - 102
     1 - 34
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Pond families
     225 - 447
     76 - 224
     1 - 75
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Pond families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Pond Family Origin

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Pond Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Pond

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Pond Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Pond census records

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Pond Civil War Service Records

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